Rebel priest to lead Catholic 'community in exile' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Rebel priest to lead Catholic ‘community in exile’ – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A controversial church congregation in South Brisbane has declared itself a Catholic community in exile.
Rebel priest forms 'church in exile'

Rebel priest forms ‘church in exile’

Sacked St Mary’s priest, Father Peter Kennedy has announced that he will be forming a “church in exile” only a few blocks from St Mary’s Catholic Church in South Brisbane, after Fr Kennedy and the archdiocese of Brisbane reached an agreement in arbitration.
Rebel priest Peter Kennedy gives up on worshipping God | The Courier-Mail

Rebel priest Peter Kennedy gives up on worshipping God | The Courier-Mail

REBEL Brisbane priest Peter Kennedy has further distanced himself from the Catholic Church, saying he no longer believes in worshipping God or the power of prayer.
Kennedy sees himself in Mary MacKillop

Kennedy sees himself in Mary MacKillop

Rebel priest Peter Kennedy sees parallels in the way the Catholic Church has treated him and its excommunication of the Blessed (Mother) Mary MacKillop.Brisbane Archdiocese’s Archbishop John Bathersby sacked Father Kennedy in February for refusing to stop outlawed practices at St Mary’s Church at South Brisbane, including allowing women to preach and using unorthodox wording at baptisms.Father Kennedy said a Bishop Shiel in Adelaide excommunicated the Blessed (Mother) Mary in 1871 for insubordination, then reinstated her six months later. In 1879 in Brisbane, Bishop James Quinn expelled her again.The bishops had accused her of encouraging disobedience and defiance in her schools, Father Kennedy said. via: www.brisbanetimes.com.au

Father Kennedy: Church's trials mirror Easter struggles

Father Kennedy: Church’s trials mirror Easter struggles

Rebel Catholic priest Father Peter Kennedy has compared the controversial saga of his sacking to the Easter story during his final Easter service at St Mary’s church in South Brisbane today.
I'm freed from a corrupt institution: Peter Kennedy

I’m freed from a corrupt institution: Peter Kennedy

Rebel clergyman Peter Kennedy says an order banning him from functioning as a Catholic priest anywhere in the world has freed him from a corrupt, irrelevant and ruthless institution.
Faith stays strong at Brisbane's 'church in exile'

Faith stays strong at Brisbane’s ‘church in exile’

The pictures tell the story of attendance at the two St Mary’s Catholic churches at South Brisbane with the rebel congregation substantially outnumbering the traditionalists last week.
Rebel Brisbane priest slapped with worldwide ban

Rebel Brisbane priest slapped with worldwide ban

Renegade Brisbane cleric Father Peter Kennedy has been booted from the Catholic priesthood once and for all.see more: http://stmaryssouthbrisbane.com/2009/06/05/letters-from-archbishop-of-brisbane-suspending-fr-peter-kennedy/